Articles by: Jody Fellows
Jody Fellows is the managing editor of the Falls Church News-Press.

Police Arrest 7-Eleven, Exxon Armed Robbery Suspect After Standoff

November 4, 2016 11:26 AM0 comments

A suspect in the armed robberies of a convenience store and a gas station in the City of Falls Church was apprehended after a brief standoff at the Stratford Motor Lodge involving multiple police units including a SWAT team and helicopters last Friday.

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FOOD NEWS: Eden Center Tour & Halloween

October 28, 2016 11:23 AM0 comments

  Eden Center Tour, Dinner Led by Miss Vietnam DC on Friday If our banh mi guide last month still hasn’t gotten you to explore Falls Church’s greatest restaurant destination, maybe an Eden Center guided tour will. This Friday, Miss Vietnam DC 2015 Jessica Phan will lead a walking tour […]

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La Caraqueña Menu Overhaul Shifts Focus to Street Food

October 12, 2016 9:30 AM0 comments

Over the past several weeks, Raul Claros has been experimenting with an all-new menu at La Caraqueña, focusing on what it does best: street food.

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Where to Find the Best Bánh Mi In Eden Center

September 15, 2016 12:06 PM0 comments

The Little City’s Eden Center is home to more bánh mì per square foot than just about anywhere else on the east coast.

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Mike’s Deli Relocating to Former Long John Silver’s Space

September 13, 2016 6:33 PM0 comments

The sandwich and ice cream shop Mike’s Deli at Lazy Sundae has signed a lease to relocate to the former Long John Silver’s space on Route 7, owners David and Rebecca Tax confirmed to the News-Press Monday. The Falls Church eatery, named “best sandwich” spot by News-Press readers for a fifth consecutive year […]

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F.C.’s Mobu Kids is Relocating

September 1, 2016 3:10 PM0 comments

Mobu Kids, the “indoor playground for kids” at 442 S. Washington Street is not going out of business but will instead be relocating, the business’s owner has confirmed to the News-Press. After the News-Press reported a new tenant, Falls Church Distillers, had signed a lease to take over the space now […]

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Falls Church Is Getting Its Very Own Distillery

August 31, 2016 5:51 PM0 comments

On Wednesday, Falls Church Distillers signed a lease for 3,400 square feet in the former Mobu Kids space at 442 S. Washington Street in the Washington Market shopping center run by The Young Group.

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Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: BEST Burger Not Made From a Cow

August 25, 2016 8:00 AM0 comments

2941 RESTAURANT There’s no beating a burger. Let me rephrase that: There’s no beating a beef burger. No other animal – four-legged, winged or otherwise – can hold a candle to the cow. Not turkey, not chicken and definitely not any kind of bean or fish. I have lived by […]

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Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: TASTIEST Way to Bump Up A Weight Class Over Lunch

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TACO BAMBA I never have a more difficult time deciding what to order than when I’m at Taco Bamba. The Falls Church taqueria has been open since 2013 but despite more than three years of working my way through Victor Albisu’s menu, I still have yet to narrow down my […]

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Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: BEST Combination of Beer, Grilled Cheese & Tater Tots

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SPACEBAR Wine and cheese. Milk and cookies. Soda and popcorn. All fine food-and-drink combinations but I challenge anyone to find a more perfect mix than a glass of cold beer and a plate full of greasy, cheesy carbs. You could get your fix at any number of Falls Church watering […]

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